MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association
1901 French Association VAT registered
II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations
Trade and business associations
Avenue Eugene Donadei, 92 - 120
St Laurent du Var 06700
Ms Fiona Maureso
Ms Coralyn Tracey
MYBA’s chief aim is to be the Association that brings together the greatest number of professionals from the sector and contributes to the sustainable development of the market through the promotion of credible professional practices.
We aim at setting a benchmark for the highest standards in terms of quality and professionalism in our fields. The constant improvement of market standards and quality of services shall be one of the key objectives of the Association. Also:
1- Assemble/federate professionals operating in the fields of brokerage, chartering, and technical management of luxury yachts, commercial vessels or luxury passenger vessels willing to develop the highest quality standards on the market in order to satisfy demand in this exceptional market in terms of infrastructure and on board services.
2- Represent such professionals with different national and international groups and administrations in order to set up the regulations necessary to the development and sustainability of activities relating to brokerage, chartering and management of yachts.
3- In order to better define the activity of professionals who could request membership, the terms below have the following meaning:
(a) brokerage is herein defined as operations requiring an intermediary for the sale and purchase of new yachts, second hand yachts or new build yachts;
(b) chartering means operations consisting of offering the services of a yacht with a crew against remuneration;
(c) Yacht management is defined as: handling the accounting of the business, and the accounting of the yacht owner (physical person or company), the payment of suppliers’ invoices, of salaries, providing assistance for the yacht’s maintenance, and in the construction of yachts, assistance within the framework of national and international maritime regulations (ISM, ISPS etc) advice in the choice of a flag, and of the owning structure, employment and management of crew (including payment of salaries, etc).
Aims of the association
The aims of the Association shall be:
- To establish and maintain high standards in terms of professional ethics and professional rules and within this framework define a Code of Ethics which will apply to all members;
- To promote, at both national and international levels, the activities of brokerage in the fields of chartering and management of yachts;
- To undertake actions resulting in the establishment of regulations and legal texts required for the pursuit of the business of brokerage in the fields of chartering and management of yachts at both national and international levels;
- When requested, to contribute to an amicable settlement of disputes amongst Members.
NONE in 2014
None in 2013, although we have now begun working with the European Boating Industry.
100%: 0 75%: 0 50%: 0 25%: 1
This is the current total of all MYBA Members, corporate and individual. Updated on 10th March 2014
|No accredited persons|
ICOMIA - MYBA is a member of ICOMIA
ECPY - MYBA is a member of ECPY
Nice Chamber of Commerce - Pole Nautique - informally represented
European Boating Industry
01/2014 - 12/2014
No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.
By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.